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Grandes chroniques de France
Northern France, 1410-1412
MS M.536 fol. 353v

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Grandes chroniques de France: Text, Charles the Wise, Chapter 1.
Charles the Wise: Scene, Coronation, and Jeanne of Bourbon: Scene, Coronation -- Charles the Wise, holding scepter and hand of justice, and Jeanne of Bourbon, hands joined in prayer, both crowned, sit on draped bench. Behind them, bishop looks toward cleric, holding cross-staff and chrismatory (?). They are flanked by bishop and three men, all crowned (possibly the Valois dukes: Louis, Duke of Anjou; John, Duke of Berry; and/or Philip the Bold).
Scene against patterned background within gold frame.

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